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KCRW's DnA: Design & Architecture

Frances Anderton

Arts, Design

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Design and architecture shape our world. On DnA: Design and Architecture, host Frances Anderton talks to designer, users and critics about the latest in products, fashion, architecture and more, in Los Angeles and beyond. Photo credit: Marc Goldstein

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Public swimming pools and the "mindscape" of Los Angeles

August 18th, 2016

Episode 144 of 177 episodes

Simone Manuel's Olympic win has put a spotlight on the history and politics of access to aquatics. Swimming in America has a history of racial exclusion. DnA visited the newly-rebuilt Central Recreation Center Pool in South LA to learn what the City of Los Angeles is doing to create "access and opportunity" for all.

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